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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A Star is Born...No, Really!


http://new.labroots.com/trending/id/720/a-star-is-born-no-really/space

Reining in foreign government-backed patent trolls


http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/reining-in-foreign-government-backed-patent-trolls/article/2562039

Medieval Remedy Kills MRSA

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2015/03/medieval-remedy-kills-mrsa

"Methuselah" date palm from 2000 year old seed has a "child"

http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2015/03/methuselah-date-palm-from-2000-year-old.html

First Ever 3D Printed Thyroid Gland Announced by Russia’s 3D Bioprinting Solutions


http://3dprint.com/54159/3d-printed-thyroid-mouse/

Are Solar-Powered Homes Jacking Up Everyone Else's Electric Bills?


http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/03/solar-power-net-metering-pge

Safari users win right to sue Google over secret cookies


https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2015/03/30/safari-users-win-right-to-sue-google-over-secret-cookies/

Stop blaming the moon: Intelligent people can develop strong entirely incorrect beliefs


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150330163029.htm

Cats relax to the sound of music


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150330122530.htm

Eating green leafy vegetables keeps mental abilities sharp


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150330112227.htm

Being Old in 2040 Will Be No Fun

http://www.theglobalist.com/being-old-in-2040-will-be-no-fun/

The buzz: 86% worried about honeybee die-off, blame humans, pesticides

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/the-buzz-86-worried-about-honeybee-die-off-blame-humans-pesticides/article/2562156

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The science behind brain farts and selfies


http://nypost.com/2015/03/29/the-science-behind-brain-farts-and-selfies/

What if We Could Design Wearables Right on Our Skin?


http://www.wired.com/2015/03/design-wearables-right-skin/

Twitter’s Periscope App Lets You Livestream Your World


http://www.wired.com/2015/03/periscope/

Father-Son Team Resurrects a Strange, Forgotten Concept Car


http://www.wired.com/2015/03/tucker-torpedo/

White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs


http://apnews.myway.com/article/20150327/us--obama-antibiotics-3c2a6fe7b2.html

Could robots turn people into PETS? Elon Musk claims artificial intelligence will treat humans like 'labradors'


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3011302/Could-robots-turn-people-PETS-Elon-Musk-claims-artificial-intelligence-treat-humans-like-Labradors.html

Solar-assisted, volcanic-composite sailing yacht navigating world's toughest waters


http://www.gizmag.com/volcanic-composite-fipofix-sailboat/36242/

Scientists developing healthier, better-tasting chocolate

http://www.gizmag.com/healthier-better-tasting-chocolate/36734/

The antitrust ruling against Microsoft was the top of the dot-com boom...

https://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/173226-2015-03-27-the-antitrust-ruling-against-microsoft-was-the-top-of-the.htm

Feast then famine – how fasting might make our cells more resilient to stress


http://theconversation.com/feast-then-famine-how-fasting-might-make-our-cells-more-resilient-to-stress-38808

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

How music helps resolve our deepest inner conflicts


http://theconversation.com/how-music-helps-resolve-our-deepest-inner-conflicts-38531

'Fur Therapy' and Other Treats That Can Help You Change a Bad Habit


http://bigthink.com/videos/the-most-fun-way-to-change-a-habit-with-gretchen-rubin

Ancient Lunar Lava Caves Could Host Human Colonies


http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/underground-tubes-on-the-moon-hold-possibilities-for-a-lunar-colony

The Backfire Effect: When Correcting False Beliefs Has the Opposite of the Intended Effect


http://bigthink.com/neurobonkers/the-backfire-effect-when-correcting-false-beliefs-has-the-opposite-of-the-intended-effect

Yet Another Technology is Secretly Listening in on You


http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/is-an-urban-gun-detection-system-listening-for-more-than-just-gunshots

Want an affordable earthquake warning system? Use animals, scientists say


http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/24/us-earthquake-animals-idUSKBN0MK21C20150324

With New Nonstick Coating, the Wait, and Waste, Is Over


http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/24/science/with-new-nonstick-coating-the-wait-and-waste-is-over.html

To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This


http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/11/fashion/modern-love-to-fall-in-love-with-anyone-do-this.html

China Develops World's First Hydrogen-Powered Tram

http://www.iflscience.com/technology/china-develops-worlds-first-hydrogen-powered-tram

4D Ultrasounds Reveal Unborn Babies Grimace, In Smoking While Pregnant Study

http://www.inquisitr.com/1954868/4d-ultrasounds-reveal-unborn-babies-grimace-in-smoking-while-pregnant-study/

After learning new words, brain sees them as pictures

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150324183623.htm

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Why is our solar system so strange? Blame Jupiter, say astronomers.


http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2015/0324/Why-is-our-solar-system-so-strange-Blame-Jupiter-say-astronomers

Exercise linked to improved erectile, sexual function in men


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150323091546.htm

Zinc deficiency linked to immune system response, particularly in older adults


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150323142839.htm

How we're teaching computers to understand pictures (video)


http://www.ted.com/talks/fei_fei_li_how_we_re_teaching_computers_to_understand_pictures

This 3D printer could make your next organ

http://www.geekwire.com/2015/this-3d-printer-could-print-your-next-organ/

One of the Baltimore Ravens Just Published an Insanely Complex Study in a Math Journal

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-20/an-nfl-offensive-lineman-just-published-an-insanely-complex-study-in-a-math-journal

Scientists use DNA sequencing to trace the spread of drug-resistant TB

http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/newssummary/news_23-3-2015-14-36-31

IS TITAN SUBMARINE THE MOST DARING SPACE MISSION YET?

http://www.principia-scientific.org/is-titan-submarine-the-most-daring-space-mission-yet.html

Friday, March 20, 2015

Birds Strategize to Cross Great Lakes


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2015/03/birds-strategize-cross-great-lakes

Huge Lava Tubes May Exist on Moon


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2015/03/huge-lava-tubes-may-exist-moon

Rare Total Eclipse over Svalbard Islands in Arctic


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2015/03/rare-total-eclipse-over-svalbard-islands-arctic

Infographic: 20 Amazing Water Facts


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2015/03/infographic-20-amazing-water-facts

Your Car Might Not Let You Drink and Drive


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2015/03/your-car-might-not-let-you-drink-and-drive

Tenth of Wild Bee Species Risk Extinction in Europe


http://news.discovery.com/animals/insects/tenth-of-wild-bee-species-risk-extinction-in-europe-150319.htm

Elon Musk Says Self-Driving Tesla Cars Will Be in the U.S. by Summer


http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/20/business/elon-musk-says-self-driving-tesla-cars-will-be-in-the-us-by-summer.html

'Chain reaction' spreads gene through insects

http://news.sciencemag.org/biology/2015/03/chain-reaction-spreads-gene-through-insects

Venezuela's Maduro Writes Letter to US Citizens

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Venezuelas-Maduro-Writes-Letter-to-US-Citizens-20150317-0011.html

7 facts about solar eclipses


https://agenda.weforum.org/2015/03/7-facts-about-solar-eclipses/

Britons Still Live in Anglo-Saxon Tribal Kingdoms, Oxford University Finds


https://www.lewrockwell.com/2015/03/no_author/britons-still-live-in-ancient-anglo-saxon-kingdoms/

Altering brain chemistry makes us more sensitive to inequality


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150319143414.htm

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The rise of EMP and microwave weapons or weapons of mass electrical destruction pose threat to civil society


http://myidst.com/index.php/en/threats/item/242-the-rise-of-emp-and-microwave-weapons-or-weapons-of-mass-electrical-destruction-pose-threat-to-civil-society

How to Make an Electromagnetic Pulse Generator (video)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZVGZ-6W05Y

Intel’s skunkworks group begins experimenting with the blockchain


http://pando.com/2015/03/19/intels-skunkworks-group-begins-experimenting-with-the-blockchain/

US Military Satellite Explodes in Space after “catastrophic event”, what could be plausible reasons


https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/us-military-satellite-explodes-space-after-event-what-author

SCIENTISTS FOAMING OVER A NICKEL'S WORTH OF HYDROGEN


http://www.principia-scientific.org/scientists-foaming-over-a-nickel-s-worth-of-hydrogen.html

Carolina Butcher: Massive Crocodile Ancestor Discovered In North Carolina


http://www.inquisitr.com/1938612/carolina-butcher-massive-crocodile-ancestor-discovered-in-north-carolina/

FINALLY: The Root Cause of Erectile Dysfunction Is Discovered :)


http://clashdaily.com/2015/03/finally-the-root-cause-of-erectile-dysfunction-is-discovered/

Why Friday's solar eclipse will be the stuff of legends (+video)


http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2015/0318/Why-Friday-s-solar-eclipse-will-be-the-stuff-of-legends-video

"Very high levels of arsenic" in top-selling wines

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/lawsuit-claims-high-levels-arsenic-found-some-california-made-wines/

Drone Pilots, Be Wary About Posting on YouTube

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/drone360/2015/03/13/drone-pilots-posting-youtube/

Archaeologists See and Smell the Past With Augmented

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2015/03/13/archaeologists-augmented-reality/

Tiny Electronic Implants Treat Arthritis, Diabetes and Obesity

http://discovermagazine.com/2015/april/9-impulse-control

The Greatest Hits, and Misses, of an Image-Learning AI

http://discovermagazine.com/2015/april/8-this-computers-always-in-school

Artificial Platelets Could Soon Enter Human Trials

http://discovermagazine.com/2015/april/7-healing-helpers

Robot Funerals Reflect Our Humanity

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/lovesick-cyborg/2015/03/15/robot-funerals-reflect-our-humanity/

Hangover-free wine could be in our very near future


http://www.salon.com/2015/03/19/hangover_free_wine_could_be_in_our_very_near_future/

Kalashnikov goes into the UAV business


http://i-hls.com/2015/03/kalashnikov-goes-into-the-uav-business/

What if 3D printing was 100x faster? (video)


http://www.ted.com/talks/joe_desimone_what_if_3d_printing_was_25x_faster

Mechanism that helps parasites manipulate their hosts may have been discovered


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150318153918.htm

Is too much artificial light at night making us sick?


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150318153947.htm

These 5 Inventors Regret the Popular Products They Created


http://time.com/3749159/inventors-regret-products/

Is There a Measurable Effect of the 2008 "Fast-Food Ban"?


http://www.rand.org/pubs/external_publications/EP50830.html

Using a smartphone may make you smarter


http://qz.com/363691/using-a-smartphone-may-make-you-smarter/

Elon Musk says that updates to Tesla software will make it 'impossible to run out of range'

http://www.businessinsider.com/here-comes-elon-musks-announcement-about-ending-tesla-range-anxiety-2015-3

Golden Frogs with Unique Skin Microbes Survive Frog-Killing Fungus

http://smithsonianscience.org/2015/03/golden-frogs-with-unique-skin-microbes-survive-frog-killing-fungus/

TeslaCrypt ransomware attacks gamers - "all your files are belong to us!"


https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2015/03/19/ransomware-should-you-pay/

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Creator of the iPod Explains How to Hire Creative People (And Why He's Obsessing About Apples)


https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/creator-ipod-explains-how-hire-creative-people-why-hes-chip-cutter

Why the Reality Show on Black Women in Tech is a Horrible Idea


https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-reality-show-black-women-tech-horrible-idea-kathryn-finney

Spacetime Foam Discovery Proves Einstein Right


http://www.iflscience.com/space/if-spacetime-has-bubbles-theyre-smaller-we-thought

"Alien Solar Systems Harbor an Average of Two Habitable Planets"


http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2015/03/alien-solar-systems-conain-an-average-of-two-habitable-planets.html

Recalling Memories May Make Us Forget


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/03/recalling-memories-may-make-us-forget

Detection of mini black holes at the LHC could indicate parallel universes in extra dimensions


http://phys.org/news/2015-03-mini-black-holes-lhc-parallel.html

Some things hugs can't fix: Parental warmth does not remove anxiety that follows punishment


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150316165949.htm

Mexico gets serious about saving its tiny endangered porpoise

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2015/03/18/260167/mexico-gets-serious-about-saving.html

What is the planet Mercury made of? Space probe data reveals clues.

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2015/0317/What-is-the-planet-Mercury-made-of-Space-probe-data-reveals-clues

How an ancient whale skull could point to humanity's birthplace

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2015/0317/How-an-ancient-whale-skull-could-point-to-humanity-s-birthplace

Can Science Prove You're In Love?

https://testtube.com/dnews/can-science-prove-you-re-in-love/

Can we create new senses for humans? (video)


http://www.ted.com/talks/david_eagleman_can_we_create_new_senses_for_humans

Solar Flares: Tuesday Solar Storm Highlights Power Grid Vulnerabilities


http://www.inquisitr.com/1935649/solar-flares-tuesday-solar-storm-highlights-power-grid-vulnerabilities/

Strange Stars Pulse to the Golden Mean


https://www.quantamagazine.org/20150310-strange-stars-pulse-to-the-golden-mean/

Ryanair to Launch $14 Flights to America


http://www.newsweek.com/ryanair-launch-14-flights-america-314717

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The Many Ways Congress Could Mess Up Net Neutrality

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/many-ways-congress-could-mess-up-net-neutrality-pj-wilcox-author

Solar could meet California energy demand 3 to 5 times over

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150316135152.htm

Intel’s Futurist Brian David Johnson: Don’t Let The Future Happen To You! (audiocast)

http://tarekfatah.com/warning-graphic-images-of-pakistan-military-attack-on-dera-bugti-balochistan-on-march-17-2005/

Google's Car Chief: My Son Better Not Be Driving in 4.5 Years

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/googles-car-chief-my-son-better-driving-45-years-chip-cutter

HOW AI CAN CALCULATE OUR OIL SURPLUS…FROM SPACE


http://www.wired.com/2015/03/orbital-insight/

'We’ll out-Siri Siri, until we have consciousness': Futurist touts mind clones at SXSW


http://rt.com/usa/241157-mind-clones-robots-consciousness/

Pa Bell Speaks—Through a Microscope

http://smithsonianscience.org/2015/03/pa-bell-speaks-through-a-microscope/

New DNA Technology Could Allow You to Create Your Own Creatures

http://energyfanatics.com/2015/03/16/new-dna-technology-allow-you-create-your-own-creature/

"Black Box" brouhaha breaks out over brute forcing of iPhone PIN lock

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2015/03/17/black-box-brouhaha-breaks-out-over-brute-forcing-of-iphone-pin-lock/

Monday, March 16, 2015

SEE WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A DAMAGED SMART PHONE BATTERY CATCHES FIRE (VIDEO)


http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=31741

Calorie-burning vest makes use of cold exposure


http://phys.org/news/2015-02-calorie-burning-vest-cold-exposure.html

High-tech contact lenses zoom with a wink of an eye


http://phys.org/news/2015-02-high-tech-contact-lenses-eye.html

Google's patent is for odor-removing wearable


http://phys.org/news/2015-02-google-patent-odor-removing-wearable.html

Virtual-twin plan could support surgery for soldiers


http://phys.org/news/2015-02-virtual-twin-surgery-soldiers.html

Volvo says self-driving cars will react 'faster than most humans'


http://phys.org/news/2015-02-volvo-self-driving-cars-react-faster.html

App, beacons guide travel on underground for vision-impaired


http://phys.org/news/2015-03-app-beacons-underground-vision-impaired.html

To avoid collisions, self-driving cars must communicate


http://phys.org/news/2015-03-collisions-self-driving-cars.html

Neurology research used in thrilling ride that adapts to riders' brain activity


http://phys.org/news/2015-03-neurology-thrilling-riders-brain.html

Smart products tackle pancakes, makeovers


http://phys.org/news/2015-03-smart-products-tackle-pancakes-makeovers.html

Autonomous car prepares for 3,500-mile US road trip

http://phys.org/news/2015-03-autonomous-car-mile-road.html

IBM's 'Jeopardy!' champ ventures to new worlds

http://phys.org/news/2015-03-ibm-jeopardy-champ-ventures-worlds.html

U.S. military has a heat ray (video)


http://www.cnn.com/videos/tech/2015/02/20/us-military-heat-ray-nws-orig.cnn

The Internet of Sheep: WiFi-connected flock to eat grass and transmit data


http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/19/tech/mci-internet-of-sheep/index.html

Could New Zealand company's IPO finally bring us jetpacks?


http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/24/living/feat-jetpack-ipo/index.html

The eternity drive: Why DNA could be the future of data storage


http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/25/tech/make-create-innovate-fossil-dna-data-storage/index.html

Amazing cycle super highways making bikes the transport of the future


http://www.cnn.com/2015/03/04/tech/city-cycle-super-highways/index.html

The balloons that could fly tourists to the edge of space


http://www.cnn.com/2015/03/05/tech/balloons-fly-edge-of-space/index.html

This just happened: The world's first live-streamed virtual reality birth (video)


http://money.cnn.com/2015/03/15/technology/samsung-vr-birth-video/index.html

The cyber warrior 'princess' who guards Google


http://www.cnn.com/2015/03/13/tech/parisa-tabriz-security-princess-google-hack/index.html

Steve Case: We're at a pivotal point in the Internet's history


http://money.cnn.com/2015/03/14/technology/steve-case-sxsw/index.html

Q&A: Mariéme Jamme on new hurdles for African tech pioneers


http://www.scidev.net/global/gender/multimedia/marime-jamme-african-tech-pioneers.html

The dark side of drones


http://www.scidev.net/global/conflict/multimedia/dark-side-drones-conflict.html

Modelling the mob: How computers can predict violence


http://www.scidev.net/global/conflict/feature/modelling-mob-computers-predict-violence.html

Pee-powered toilet designed to keep refugees safe


http://www.scidev.net/global/technology/news/pee-powered-toilet-refugees-safety-light.html

TECHNION, MICROSOFT LAUNCH “INTERNET OF THINGS” LAB


http://www.ats.org/news/technion-microsoft-launch-internet-of-things-lab/

INFANTS’ ENVIRONMENTS PLAY KEY ROLE IN THEIR HEIGHTS AS ADULTS


http://www.ats.org/news/infants-environments-play-key-role-in-their-heights-as-adults/

TOUGH, FLEXIBLE MATERIAL COULD PROTECT SOLDIERS & ASTRONAUTS


http://www.ats.org/news/tough-fish-scale-like-material-with-soft-flexibility-could-protect-soldiers-astronauts/

Yahoo Introduces 'On-Demand' Password System, Uses Your Smartphone to Log You in


https://www.yahoo.com/tech/yahoo-introduces-on-demand-passwords-uses-your-113794671449.html

Flying Car Will Go on Sale in 2017, AeroMobil Says


https://www.yahoo.com/tech/flying-car-will-go-on-sale-in-2017-aeromobil-says-113807888319.html

Copper-wire ‘metamirror’ reflects selectively


https://www.sciencenews.org/article/copper-wire-%E2%80%98metamirror%E2%80%99-reflects-selectively

Rise of East African Plateau dated by whale fossil

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/rise-east-african-plateau-dated-whale-fossil

New method leaves older ways of 3-D printing in its goopy wake

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/new-method-leaves-older-ways-3-d-printing-its-goopy-wake

CERN To Attempt ‘Big Bang’ In March, Stephen Hawking Issues Warning

http://yournewswire.com/cern-to-attempt-big-bang-in-march-stephen-hawking-issues-warning/

Research Shows ‘SuperBubbes’ Might Hold Secret to Immortality

http://www.algemeiner.com/2015/03/15/research-shows-%E2%80%98superbubbes%E2%80%99-might-hold-secret-to-immortality/

Hubble finds 'best evidence' for Ganymede subsurface ocean


http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-31865815

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Are We the Designers or the Designed? with Jason Silva


http://bigthink.com/videos/jason-silva-on-ontological-design

"It's Pretty Weird When You See a Plant Enjoying a Gourmet Meal."


http://bigthink.com/videos/invert-perceptions-to-shift-perspective-with-jonathon-keats

Desire to Conform Starts by Age Two


http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/desire-to-conform-starts-by-age-two

What’s Actually Happening When Your Brain Goes “Wow”


http://bigthink.com/videos/the-neuroelectricity-of-flow-states-with-steven-kotler

Italy Produces First F-35 Outside US


http://www.defensenews.com/story/defense/air-space/air-force/2015/03/12/italy-jsf-lockheed-assembly-cameri-f35/70212662/

The secret of swordfish mating, revealed


http://www.salon.com/2015/03/15/the_secret_of_swordfish_mating_revealed_partner/

Pope Francis, science fiction lover


http://www.salon.com/2015/03/14/pope_francis_science_fiction_lover_partner/

When humans go extinct: How life will evolve after we’re gone


http://www.salon.com/2015/03/14/when_humans_go_extinct_how_life_will_evolve_after_were_gone/

Japanese scientists transmit electric power 55 meters away wirelessly


http://www.dailysabah.com/energy/2015/03/13/japanese-scientists-transmit-electric-power-55-meters-away-wirelessly

David Brin on Singularity 1on1: What’s Important Is Not Me. And It’s Not You. It's Us!


https://vimeo.com/122139480

17 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT THE F-15


http://www.supercompressor.com/rides/the-mcdonnell-douglas-f-15-facts-trivia-and-history-of-americas-best-fighter-jet

Thought-Controlled Drones

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2015/03/thought-controlled-drones.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GlobalWarmingTerraFormingTerra+%28Global+Warming+%26amp%3B+Terra+Forming+Terra%29

Monster Black Hole Is the Largest and Brightest Ever Found

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2015/03/monster-black-hole-is-largest-and.html

ResearchKit An “Enormous Opportunity” For Science, Says Breast Cancer Charity

http://techcrunch.com/2015/03/14/researchkit-share-the-journey/

Friday, March 13, 2015

Human Genome Includes 'Foreign' Genes Not From Our Ancestors


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/03/human-genome-includes-foreign-genes-not-our-ancestors

Cyborg Luddite Steve Mann on Singularity 1 on 1: Technology That Masters Nature is Not Sustainable (audiocast)

https://soundcloud.com/singularity1on1/cyborg-luddite-steve-mann

Tricentennial Tower double helix gondola ride planned for New Orleans

http://www.gizmag.com/new-orleans-tricentennial-tower-designs/36519/

Berkeley researchers pioneer new powder-based concrete 3D printing technique

http://www.gizmag.com/berkeley-researchers-pioneer-powder-based-concrete-3d-printing/36515/

New self-cleaning paint stands up to wear and tear

http://www.gizmag.com/self-cleaning-paint/36520/

Cimagine brings its markerless virtual reality shopping platform to the masses

http://www.gizmag.com/cimagine-augmented-reality-shop-direct-partnership/36521/

Melomind headset plays chilled-out tunes in response to your brain waves

http://www.gizmag.com/melomind-relaxation-eeg-headset/36522/

New material promises more efficient carbon capture

http://www.gizmag.com/carbon-capture-mof/36525/

eBumper4 sonar system can be retrofitted to popular drones to avoid collisions


http://www.gizmag.com/ebumper4-sonar-drones-crash/36530/

Saturnian moon may have deep-ocean vents that harbor life


http://www.gizmag.com/saturn-moon-enceladus-plumes-hydrothermal-life/36503/

Machine automatically assembles complex molecules at the microscopic level


http://www.gizmag.com/complex-molecule-automated-machine/36527/

Expedition 42 astronauts touch down in Kazakhstan


http://www.gizmag.com/expedition-42-astronauts-kazakhstan-soyuz/36536/

Tornado-shaped concept tower tempts fate in Tulsa


http://www.gizmag.com/tornado-shaped-tower-concept-tornado-alley/36533/

NASA Administrator Gives Ted Cruz An Epic Lesson In How Science Works


http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/03/13/3633354/ted-cruz-nasa-mission/

South Africa claims first successful penis transplant

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/africa/2015/03/south-africa-claims-successful-penis-transplant-150313154926623.html

VERY COOL: Robert Downey Jr. Gives Bionic Iron Man Arm to Young Boy Born with a Missing Limb (video)

http://clashdaily.com/2015/03/very-cool-robert-downey-jr-gives-bionic-iron-man-arm-to-young-boy-born-with-a-missing-limb/

Chameleon colours 'switched by crystals'


http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-31819588

Fast-moving unbound star has broken the galactic speed record


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150310205631.htm

NASA's Space Launch System Booster Passes Major Ground Test

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/nasas-space-launch-system-booster-passes-major-ground-author

Tilting Trees Yield Better Biofuel

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2015/03/tilting-trees-yield-better-biofuel

Research Sheds Light on How Plants Control Themselves

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2015/03/research-sheds-light-how-plants-control-themselves

Persistence Solves Dancing Droplet Mystery

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/videos/2015/03/persistence-solves-dancing-droplet-mystery

Humans Adapted to Rainforests Long Before We Thought

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2015/03/humans-adapted-rainforests-long-we-thought

Flavor is Encoded in Your Brain

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2015/03/flavor-encoded-your-brain

Spiders Electrify Their Webs

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2015/03/spiders-electrify-their-webs

JUPITER’S LARGEST MOON POSSIBLY HAS UNDERGROUND OCEAN

http://www.eurasiareview.com/12032015-jupiters-largest-moon-possibly-has-underground-ocean/

Thursday, March 12, 2015

New studies show an alarming rate of the disease among women who have had abortions.

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/415140/abortion-and-breast-cancer-stubborn-link-returns-joel-brind

The dirty little secret behind net neutrality

http://allenbwest.com/2015/03/the-dirty-little-secret-behind-net-neutrality/

Giant sea creature hints at early arthropod evolution


http://news.yale.edu/2015/03/11/giant-sea-creature-hints-early-arthropod-evolution

Video: A Brief History of Robotics


http://boingboing.net/2015/03/09/video-a-brief-history-of-robo.html

3-D imaging takes Smithsonian from Washington to the world

http://smithsonianscience.org/2015/02/3d-imaging-takes-smithsonian-washington-world/

IS THE NEPTUNE HUB A WEARABLE COMPUTER?

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/neptune-hub-wearable-computer-gray-scott